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NEC Quiz: Article 250, Part Sixteen

by Mark Lamendola

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Code Quiz: Article 250, Part 16

Based on the 2008 NEC

Questions and answers written by Mark Lamendola, who has worked as a master electrician, electrical inspector, and design engineer. Mark is an IEEE Senior Member, and the Code article author for Since 1996, he has been writing National Electrical Code articles for electrical trade magazines and has an extensive portfolio of hundreds of NEC articles..

  1. What is the topic of Article 250, Part VII and why do you need to know this?

  2. Why is the title of Article 250, Part VII incorrect?

  3. Article 250, Part VII lists all kinds of electrical equipment to connect to the Equipment Grounding Conductor (EGC). What about non-electrical equipment?

  4. Are there more than a dozen types of EGC or less than a dozen?

  5. At what wire gage (and larger) does an EGC have to meet specific requirements?

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